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Security Officer - Core

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Security Officer – Core
  • Based at Manchester Airport
  • Permanent, Part Time 30 Hours 
  • Rosters available - please see Roster Information below
  • £12.36 per hour (inclusive of shift allowance) plus great benefits



Are you a people person with a passion for delivering great service? Do you seek to fly high in a critical yet rewarding role at the Airport and have excellent attention to detail?


Taking on one of the most vital roles in the airport, you will ensure that all passengers have a safe and enjoyable journey.


Join the Security Team with the biggest Airport Operator in the UK and enjoy a wealth of benefits and development opportunities.


MAG is the country’s largest Airport group. We own and operate Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA.


We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds. 



Roster Information:


We are offering a range of core contracts which will include the shift timings below, please note these hours are subject to change seasonally.


Available for Males and Females - Part-time (30 Hours) Early roster – Shifts will vary between 03:00 – 10:00


Available for Females only - Part-time (30 Hours) Lates roster – Shifts will vary between 11:30 – 19:30



About the role:


As our passenger numbers are increasing, we are seeking pro-active, focused and motivated individuals to join our Security Team. Duties will include but are not limited to; 


Conducting hand searches of cabin luggage and passengers.
Body searching (pat-downs) of passengers
Operating high-tech security equipment such as X-Ray machines and body scanners. 
Patrolling our terminals. 
Checking of staff ID cards and passenger boarding cards before entering the security area.
Greeting guests to ensure they receive the very best service



About you: 


No prior security experience is required as we pride ourselves in offering full training, however you do need to be able to; 


Communicate directly and clearly to both colleagues and passengers
Demonstrate exceptional customer service at all times
Be enthusiastic, pro-active and have an excellent attention to detail 
Be able to work both individually and with other members of the team 
Be successful in carrying out multitasking duties
Have colour perfect vision 
Have resided continually in the UK for the last 3 years to be able to obtain Counter Terrorism Clearance. 


Please note the role will require long periods of standing, bending, walking and manual handling


If you’re successful you will be made a conditional offer subject to Pre-Employment checks and passing your initial 4-week training course which is a maximum of 4 weeks paid accordingly.


Our checks include: A Criminal Record Check, 5 years employment history and Counter Terrorism Check. You will also be required to attend a face-to-face medical appointment.


Due to the nature of our security checks. we are unable to consider any applications from candidates who have not lived in the UK for the last 3 years.




As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including; 


✈Free on-site parking whilst on duty

✈Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

✈Access to our reward portal with discounts and savings

✈24hour Employee Assistance Programme

✈On-site discounts and heavily discounted staff shop

✈MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

✈Discounts on tram and train travel to work

✈Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports

✈Fantastic career development opportunities

✈Full uniform provided in training


How do I apply?


Please submit your up-to-date CV and complete the online application form.


Advert will close once sufficient applications are received.  Apply now to avoid disappointment


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work. At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing